Country:

India

Province / State: Tamil Nadu
District: Tirupattu

Number of People Groups

263

Unreached People Groups

237

Total Population

1,380,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

1.8 %

Hindu

82.7 %

Muslim

15.3 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

0.1 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi Andhra 600 Telugu 600 - - - - -
 Adi Dravida 213,000 Tamil 213,000 - 70 50 - -
Adi Dravida Christian 12,000 Tamil - - - 12,000 - -
 Adiyan 40 Malayalam 40 - - - - -
Agamudaiyan Nattaman 2,500 Tamil 2,500 - - - - -
 Agamudaiyan unspecified 2,400 Tamil 2,400 - - - - -
Anglo 90 English - - - 90 - -
 Ansari 1,300 Urdu - 1,300 - - - -
 Aray Mala 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
Arayan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Arunthathiyar 27,000 Tamil 27,000 - - - - -
 Arwa Mala 2,900 Tamil 2,900 - - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Baira 500 Kannada 500 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 90 Bengali 90 - - - - -
Bakuda 60 Tamil 60 - - - - -
 Balija (Hindu traditions) 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
Balija Dasari 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
Balija Musugu 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
Bandi (Hindu traditions) 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Bangali Muslim Moghal 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 100 Hindi 100 - - - - 20
 Bania Chetti 1,300 Tamil 1,000 - - - - 200
 Bania Komti 1,200 Telugu 1,200 - - - - -
 Bania Oswal 90 Hindi 70 - - - - 20
 Bania unspecified 3,700 Hindi 3,300 - - - - 400
 Banijiga 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 6,300 Lambadi 6,300 - - - - -
 Banjara Rathod (Hindu traditions) 500 Lambadi 500 - - - - -
 Baria (Hindu traditions) Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
Bariki Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) 500 Kannada 500 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
Bhansala Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Bhil unspecified Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
 Bohra Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Bondili 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Boya 8,000 Telugu 8,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Ashtashasram 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Audich 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Brahmin Chitpavan 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Brahmin Deshastha 400 Marathi 400 - - - - -
Brahmin Dikshitar 600 Tamil 600 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaud Saraswat 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Iyer 1,700 Tamil 1,700 - - - - -
 Brahmin Joshi 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kannada 1,400 Kannada 1,400 - - - - -
Brahmin Karhada 50 Marathi 50 - - - - -
Brahmin Kosala Nadu 70 Telugu 70 - - - - -
Brahmin Mahratta 400 Marathi 400 - - - - -
Brahmin Marathi 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
Brahmin Mukkaniyar 70 Tamil 70 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Brahmin Sholiar 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Tamil 1,000 Tamil 1,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telaganya 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telugu 1,400 Telugu 1,400 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 16,000 Hindi 16,000 - - - - 100
 Brahmin Velanadu 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
 Budega Jangam 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
Chakkiliyan (Christian traditions) 400 Tamil - - - 400 - -
 Chakkiliyan (Hindu traditions) 90 Tamil 90 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
Chayakkaran 80 Tamil 80 - - - - -
 Chenchu 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
Cherumar Christian Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Christian 1,100 Hindi - - - 1,100 - -
 Dandasi Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 1,900 Hindi 1,900 - - - - -
 Devanga 40 Kannada 40 - - - - -
 Devendrakulathan 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
 Devipujak Vaghri (Hindu traditions) 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
 Dhangar Bharwad 60 Gujarati 60 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 29,000 Hindi 29,000 - - - - -
 Dhor Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
Dom (Dombara) 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Dom (Hindu traditions) 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
Ellamalawar Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
Eravallan Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Gamit Unknown Gamit - - - - - -
 Gandla 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
 Gangakula 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
 Ghasiya (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Gond unspecified Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Hajam 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Hakki Pikki 50 Vaagri Booli 50 - - - - -
 Holar Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
Holaya Dasar Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Ilavan 900 Malayalam 900 - - - - -
Ilavan Christian Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Irular 6,000 Irula 5,900 20 - - - 50
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 80 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 80 -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Kaibartta unspecified Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Kaikolan 33,000 Tamil 33,000 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 3,500 Telugu 3,500 - - - - -
 Kalal Idiga 1,800 Telugu 1,800 - - - - -
 Kallan unspecified 1,300 Tamil 1,300 - - - - -
Kamathi Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
Kammara 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
Kanakkan 50 Malayalam 50 - - - - -
 Kapu Reddi 4,500 Telugu 4,500 - - - - -
 Kapu unspecified 12,000 Telugu 12,000 - - - - -
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) Unknown Kashmiri - - - - - -
 Kattunayakan 700 Tamil 700 - - - - -
Kepmaris 40 Tamil 40 - - - - -
 Kharva (Hindu traditions) 50 Gujarati 50 - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Koli Dhor Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Koli Mahadev 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
 Koli Malhar 40 Marathi 40 - - - - -
 Koli of Gujarat 70 Gujarati 70 - - - - -
 Kolupulvandlu Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Konda Dhora 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Konda Reddi 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
Koracha, tribal Unknown Tulu - - - - - -
 Korama unspecified 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
 Koshti 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
 Koya unspecified 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
Kuda Korava 40 Tamil 40 - - - - -
 Kudumban Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Kudumi 3,500 Tamil 3,500 - - - - -
 Kuli Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Kumhar (Kusavar) (Hindu traditions) 15,000 Hindi 15,000 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 900 Gujarati 900 - - - - -
Kunchatiga 90 Kannada 90 - - - - -
Kuravan (Christian traditions) 300 Tamil - - - 300 - -
 Kuravan (Hindu traditions) 1,900 Malayalam 1,900 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - - - - -
 Kuruba 900 Kannada 900 - - - - -
 Kuruman 1,900 Kurumba, Betta 1,800 - - - - -
 Lingayat 800 Kannada - - - - - 800
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 4,400 Hindi 4,400 - - - - -
Madari (Hindu traditions) Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Madasi Kuruva 70 Telugu 70 - - - - -
 Madiga (Christian traditions) 200 Telugu - - - 200 - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Madiga Dasu Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Mahar (Christian traditions) 30 Marathi - - - 30 - -
 Mahishya Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Mahratta Kunbi 300 Gujarati 300 - - - - -
 Mahratta unspecified 900 Marathi 900 - - - - -
 Mahyavanshi 50 Gujarati 50 - - - - -
 Mala (Christian traditions) 200 Telugu - - - 200 - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Mala Dasari 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
 Mala Dasu 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Mala Jangam Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 300 Malayalam - - - 300 - -
Malai Pandaram 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
Malakkuravan 600 Tamil 600 - - - - -
Malasar Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Malayali 14,000 Tamil 14,000 20 - - - -
Malayekandi Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Mangala 18,000 Telugu 18,000 - - - - -
Maniyattikkaran 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
 Manna Dhora Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Mappila 300 Malayalam - 300 - - - -
 Maravan 63,000 Tamil 61,000 - - 1,500 - -
Masthi 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Matang (Hindu traditions) 90 Marathi 90 - - - - -
 Meitei unspecified Unknown Meitei - - - - - -
 Memon 30 Gujarati - 30 - - - -
Mukkuvan (Christian traditions) 20 Malayalam - - - 20 - -
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditions) Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Munnur 2,400 Telugu 2,400 - - - - -
 Mutrasi 2,400 Telugu 2,400 - - 20 - -
Nadar (Christian traditions) 4,300 Tamil - - - 4,300 - -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Tamil 12,000 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 17,000 Hindi 17,000 - - - - -
 Nair 33,000 Malayalam 33,000 - - - - -
 Navithan 7,600 Tamil 7,600 - - - - -
Pallan (Christian traditions) Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Pallan (Hindu traditions) 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
Palliyan Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Palliyar Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Pambada 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Pannadi 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
Panniandi 60 Tamil 60 - - - - -
Paraiyan (Christian traditions) 40 Tamil - - - 40 - -
 Paraiyan (Hindu traditions) 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
Paravan (Christian traditions) Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Paravan (Hindu traditions) 60 Malayalam 60 - - - - -
 Pashtun Afridi 1,900 Urdu - 1,900 - - - -
 Pashtun Ghilzai 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Pashtun Kakar 1,300 Urdu - 1,300 - - - -
Pashtun Khan 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Pashtun Lodhi (Dalazak) 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
 Pashtun Mohmand 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
 Pashtun Yusafzai 1,900 Urdu - 1,900 - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 15,000 Urdu - 15,000 - - - -
Perumal Makkukkaran 70 Telugu 70 - - - - -
Pichakuntla Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Pulayan unspecified Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Puthirai Vannan 60 Tamil 60 - - - - -
 Qassab 90 Urdu - 90 - - - -
 Rabari (Hindu traditions) Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 4,900 Hindi 4,900 - - - - 50
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
Rajput Chandrabansi 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Rajput Surajbansi 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
 Rangrez (Hindu traditions) 50 Marathi 50 - - - - -
 Rathawa 20 Rathawi 20 - - - - -
 Razu 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
Rona Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Sali 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
 Santal (Sawntal) Unknown Santhali - - - - - -
 Sayyid 18,000 Urdu - 18,000 - - - -
Sayyid Husaini 1,100 Urdu - 1,100 - - - -
 Shaikh Faruqi 2,000 Urdu - 2,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 12,000 Urdu - 12,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Siddiqi 4,300 Bengali - 4,300 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 56,000 Urdu - 56,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Usmani 1,200 Urdu - 1,200 - - - -
Silpi 1,300 Telugu 1,300 - - - - -
 Somvanshi 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 9,800 Hindi 9,800 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 400 Malayalam - - - 400 - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 93,000 Tamil - 93,000 - - - -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 5,800 Hindi 5,800 - - - - -
Thandan (Christian traditions) Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
Thandan (Hindu traditions) 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Thoti, caste Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
Tiruvalluvar 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Toda Unknown Toda - - - - - -
Urikkara Naicker 80 Telugu 80 - - - - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 15,000 Telugu 15,000 - - - - -
 Vakkaliga unspecified 1,400 Kannada 1,400 - - - - -
 Valan 800 Malayalam 800 - - - - -
 Valluvan 2,800 Tamil 2,800 - - - - -
Vaniyan 18,000 Tamil 15,000 - - 3,100 - -
Vannan (Christian traditions) 800 Tamil - - - 800 - -
 Vannan (Hindu traditions) 6,300 Tamil 6,300 - - - - -
 Vanniyan 341,000 Tamil 341,000 - - 200 - -
Vanniyan Agnikula 5,000 Tamil 5,000 - - - - -
Vanniyan Kamakshiamma 17,000 Tamil 17,000 - - - - -
 Vanniyan Pala Ekiri 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Varli 20 Varli 20 - - - - -
Vathiriyan (Christian traditions) 50 Tamil - - - 50 - -
 Vathiriyan (Hindu traditions) Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Velakkithalanayan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Velama 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
Velan 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
Vellalan Tondamandalam 40 Tamil 40 - - - - -
 Vellalan unspecified 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
Vellalan Vipravindolu 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
Vettuvan 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Asari 8,000 Malayalam 8,000 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Kollan 40 Malayalam 40 - - - - -
Viswakarma Thattan 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Viswakarma unspecified 18,000 Telugu 18,000 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 47,000 Hindi 47,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Ghosi 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
 Yadav Gola 40,000 Telugu 40,000 - - - - -
 Yenadi 1,400 Telugu 1,400 - - - - -
 Yerukula 1,200 Yerukula 1,200 - - - - -
  Totals:  263 1,380,000   237 1,142,000 212,000 70 25,000 100 1,700
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